  Activity 1
Measurement Challenges

Practical Resources:

• Measurement Challenge Cards
• Variety of household objects
• Different sized containers
• Variety of sensory materials: sand / rice / water / play dough

Relation to Curriculum in England:

• Ma1/3.1a compare, describe and solve practical problems for:
1. lengths and heights [for example, long/short, longer/shorter, tall/short, double/half]
2. mass / weight
3. capacity and volume
• Ma1/3.1b measure and begin to record the following:
1. lengths and heights
2. mass / weight
3. capacity and volume Activity 2
Measuring Length And Height

Practical Resources:

Relation to Curriculum in England:

• Ma1/3.1a compare, describe and solve practical problems for:
1. lengths and heights
• Ma1/3.1b measure and begin to record the following:
1. lengths and heights Activity 3
Comparing Length And Height

Practical Resources:

Relation to Curriculum in England:

• Ma1/3.1a compare, describe and solve practical problems for:
1. lengths and heights
• Ma1/3.1b measure and begin to record the following:
1. lengths and heights Activity 4
Measuring Capacity

Practical Resources:

Relation to Curriculum in England:

• Ma1/3.1a compare, describe and solve practical problems for:
1. capacity and volume
• Ma1/3.1b measure and begin to record the following:
1. capacity and volume
• Sc1/1.1 asking simple questions and recognising that they can be answered in different ways
• Sc1/1.2 observing closely, using simple equipment
• Sc1/1.3 performing simple tests
• Sc1/1.4 identifying and classifying
• Sc1/1.5 using their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions
• Sc1/1.6 gathering and recording data to help in answering questions Activity 5
Exploring Volume

Practical Resources:

• Volume Cards
• Funnel
• Variety of containers
• Water
• Food colouring

Relation to Curriculum in England:

• Ma1/3.1a compare, describe and solve practical problems for:
1. capacity and volume
• Ma1/3.1b measure and begin to record the following:
1. capacity and volume Activity 6
Clothes Hanger Balance Scale

Practical Resources:

Relation to Curriculum in England:

• Ma1/3.1a compare, describe and solve practical problems for:
1. mass and weight
• Ma1/3.1b measure and begin to record the following:
1. mass and weight
• Sc1/1.1 asking simple questions and recognising that they can be answered in different ways
• Sc1/1.3 performing simple tests
• Sc1/1.5 using their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions
• Sc1/1.6 gathering and recording data to help in answering questions Activity 7
Comparing Weights

Practical Resources:

Relation to Curriculum in England:

• Ma1/3.1a compare, describe and solve practical problems for:
1. ii. mass / weight
• Ma1/3.1b measure and begin to record the following:
1. ii. mass / weight